Natural and Thrifty in 365: #301 DIY Service for Your A/C

Many of us are already experiencing a heat wave.  If you’ve skipped your yearly maintenance call to your heating and cooling professional, this could mean that your air conditioning unit is working harder than it needs to.

Check out these DIY tips on how to clean your air conditioner condenser unit.  The detailed instructions are written for novices and include many safety steps that should not be ignored.  This process is best completed before the weather heats up.  But if you are sitting around waiting for the technician to make it to your appointment, there are some handy steps that can save you a lot of money for a basic service call.

Photo courtesy of The Family Handyman.

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6 Comments:
  1. Or just move to Washington State! My kids played in the park for 10 minutes today but complained of getting too cold so we went home. I’m wearing jeans & long sleeves & a sweatshirt today.

  2. C’mon up! We’ll make room for you! (or is that room for y’all?) ;)

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